Municipal Court

The Jackson Municipal Court hears violations of ordinances that may involve:

  • Animal Control violations
  • Criminal offenses
  • Municipal ordinance violations
  • Parking violations
  • Traffic violations

All cases in Municipal Court are misdemeanors.

Para obtener ayuda en español, comuníquese con Shellie Morillon al 307-733-3932 ext. 1156 


On May 15th, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Wyoming Supreme Court Issued their THIRD ORDER AMENDING MARCH 18, 2020 TEMPORARY PLAN TO ADDRESS HEALTH RISKS POSED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  This order can be found online at:

Because of this order, the Municipal Court has RE-SCHEDULED existing in-person Initial Appearance court dates.  

 Judge Owens’ Municipal Court COVID-19 Order can be viewed by clicking here


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5TH, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. (updated 5/18/20), to be held in the Clifford P. Hansen Courthouse, located at 145 E. Simpson Ave., Jackson, WY  83001.  

All previously scheduled court dates have been reset to the date above.  Notice will be given by U.S. mail to the address listed on the citation.

If you would like to request an alternative to your bond amount, contest your citation, or ask about other options available (such as traffic school, diversion programs, etc.) you may contact the Prosecutor’s Office prior to your court date.  They can be reached by telephone:  307-733-3932 ext. 1135, or email:

*Please note that you do not have to speak to the Prosecutor, anything you say could be potentially used against you in a future proceeding, however most people are able to work out their cases.

If you would like to plead not guilty and set a trial, please contact the court at 307-733-3932 ext. 1165 for instructions.  Telephonic and/or video conferencing options are available.

For instruction and invitations for video hearings, please email the court clerk at: 


The Municipal Court office manages warrants, probation, accounting, and administration for citations cited in to the Municipal Court.

Appearing in Municipal Court

Initial appearances at Jackson Municipal Court are mostly held every Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Clifford P. Hansen Courthouse, located at 145 E Simpson Ave. You may contact the Court Clerk to ensure that court is in session if you would like to appear, or with any other questions by calling 307-733-3932, ext. 1165 during regular business hours.

Payments may be mailed to PO Box 1687, Jackson, WY  83001, delivered to the front desk at the Town Hall, or online. Please be sure to include your citation number (located vertically in the upper right-corner) with any mailed payments. The Town of Jackson accepts cash, credit/debit cards, and personal checks (please do not mail cash).

*Please note: The office for Municipal Court is located in the Finance Department at Town Hall, 150 E. Pearl Ave.  Payments, filings, and general inquiries can be made here.  

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